How the Peck Peck Peck of Racism Kills Us

Philando Castile was stopped over 52 times for driving misdemeanors prior to his being shot and killed, while a 4 or 5 year old girl, and his girlfriend witnessed the execution. In essence, he was pecked, pecked, pecked to death by a system that engaged in blatant, socially sanctioned, discriminatory behavior. He was killed by…

You Are Not Crazy, Taking Care of Yourself When Terrorist Acts Happen

To my readers, I know that the deaths of both ‪#‎AltonSterling‬ and now ‪#‎PhilandoCastile‬, may have shaken you deeply and know that you are not alone in that pain, anger, and grief. I also know that many of us are shaken by the deaths of police officers in Dallas. The police systems continue to fail…

The Death of Freddie Gray Is Tied The Roots Of Our Enslavement

This not guilty verdict is saddening but not surprising. In the past several years, Renisha McBride was shot in the head and lay dying on the front porch of the man who shot her through a locked door, several transwomen of color have been killed, we watched a video where Eric Garner begged for his…